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March 02, 2012 10:07 ET

Ticket packages for 2013 CIS FINAL 8 Men's Basketball Championship on sale March 8

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 2, 2012) - In conjunction with Canadian Interuniversity Sport and Scotiabank Place, the host organizing committee for the 2013 Canadian Interuniversity Sport men's basketball championship - the Final 8 - announced today that ticket packages will go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 8, at 10 a.m. Ottawa will welcome the Final 8 for the fourth time in March 2013, following a two-year hiatus that saw the tournament played in Halifax.

Scotiabank Place served as the national tournament's host venue in 2008, 2009 and 2010. More than 73,000 fans witnessed CIS basketball action when the top-seeded tournament host Carleton Ravens captured their sixth W.P. McGee trophy in seven years with a 10-point victory over UBC in the 2009 championship game. The Ravens will once again serve as the host team when the tournament returns to Scotiabank Place in 2013 and 2014.

Full tournament ticket packages for next year's Final 8 will provide access to each of the weekend's 10 games and are available starting at $100 per package. Quarter-final contests are set for Friday, March 8, 2013.

Ticket packages, which are currently available via pre-sale, can be purchased online at On March 8, packages will also be available by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at The Sens Store at Carlingwood Mall and Place d'Orléans, any Ottawa Sports Experts location, Les Galeries de Hull and at the Scotiabank Place box office.

Ticket prices do not include CRF and convenience charges. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. For more information on group discounts, please call 613-599-0210 or e-mail

This year's CIS Final 8 will take place from March 9-11 at the Halifax Metro Centre.

Contact Information

  • Chris Moore, Scotiabank Place,
    Christina Atallah, Carleton University, 613-293-5368
    Michel Belanger, CIS, (613) 562-5670 ext. 25